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Merseybells news feed as published


Ringing out the old and in the new - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 10:59 AM PST


Ringing out the old and in the new
Morpeth Herald
They then shared a bottle of fizz that was brought along by town council representatives Alison Byard, Morpeth Mayor, Andrew Tebbutt and Joan Tebbutt. Tower Captain, Rev Simon White, said: “It was a fun evening. It's important to keep the tradition ...

Wars of the Roses: the UK's 10 best heritage sites - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 09:47 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Wars of the Roses: the UK's 10 best heritage sites
Telegraph.co.uk
One of the most extraordinary historical buildings in Britain, the Tower of London is a particularly special destination for anyone interested in the Wars of the Roses, since it was here that the 12-year old King Edward V and his younger brother Prince ...

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BELLS RING FOR STO. NIÑO - Inquirer.net

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 09:39 AM PST


BELLS RING FOR STO. NIÑO
Inquirer.net
The bell tower crumbled during the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Cebu and Bohol on Oct. 15, 2013. Its reconstruction was finished only ... Thousands of devotees spilled over to the streets surrounding the church. Large LED screens and television ...

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Bigger crowd: 300000 devotees join prayer walk - Inquirer.net

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 09:39 AM PST


Bigger crowd: 300000 devotees join prayer walk
Inquirer.net
Niño entered the basilica's gates amid the pealing of bells at 5:26 a.m. yesterday. Chief Inspector Señor said the religious ... As of 5 a.m., police said several devotees were still in Colon St., heading toward the church. “There were police personnel ...

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Diyarbakir's Christians Suffer in Margins of Turkey-PKK War - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 09:08 AM PST


The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Diyarbakir's Christians Suffer in Margins of Turkey-PKK War
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Al-Monitor) — The peal of church bells mingles with children's laughter. The Muslim call to prayer floats through the air. In the cobbled courtyard of the Surp Giragos Armenian Orthodox Church, young lovers sip wine and plan their ...

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Daily Meditation: Releasing Judgment - Huffington Post

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 08:22 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Releasing Judgment
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a guided meditation by Buddhist ...

Bellringers' tribute to war hero - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 07:16 AM PST


Blackpool Gazette

Bellringers' tribute to war hero
Blackpool Gazette
The tribute to him was the bellringers' 11th quarter peal – 45 minutes' continuous ringing with more than 1,200 changes – in honour of St Annes' First World War dead so far. A total of 180 men from St Annes were killed during what was termed at the ...

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Creditsafe plans to hire 250 within 3 years in South Whitehall - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 07 Jan 2016 05:02 AM PST


Allentown Morning Call

Creditsafe plans to hire 250 within 3 years in South Whitehall
Allentown Morning Call
CreditSafe, a business credit reporting service company based in the U.K. which opened their U.S. headquarters facility in Allentown three years ago, recently moved to a larger facility on Crackersport Road in Allentown. The company currently employs ...

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The big 2016 movie preview - Empire

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 09:11 PM PST


Empire

The big 2016 movie preview
Empire
The former - Tom - plays a doctor freshly moved into a dystopian tower block; the latter - Luke - leads the charge to the mayhem that soon envelops it. Joseph Fiennes finds himself in the .... Louis CK, Lake Bell, Kevin Hart and Steve Coogan are among ...

Thousands of devotees attend 'Walk With Jesus' procession - Inquirer.net

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 07:18 PM PST


Inquirer.net

Thousands of devotees attend 'Walk With Jesus' procession
Inquirer.net
Several devotees spilled over to the streets surrounding the church for the first novena Mass. They watched the ... At the start of his homily, Fr. Jonas Mejares, rector of the basilica, said he was extremely happy to hear the pealing of the bells ...

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Barton u Needwood, Staffs

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN changed (from Thu)

Closworth, Som

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Flag added: Dove & pNBR tenor wt correct, GWM Som incorrect

Warnford, Hants

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN info added

West Meon, Hants

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN changed (from Wed)

Wivenhoe, Essex

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Tenor note amended (nominal: Bb-44c); ring nearer Bb than A

600 antiwar protesters arrested, 1991 - SFGate

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 02:41 PM PST


SFGate

600 antiwar protesters arrested, 1991
SFGate
The flames flared up into the belfry of the church casting a pall of smoke over Chinatown. One hundred and seventy firemen with 40 pieces of equipment battled the blaze. Fire Chief William Murray ... A crowd of thousands was startled when at 9 p.m ...

Church bells mark 500 years of Gillingham School - Western Gazette

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 10:31 AM PST


Church bells mark 500 years of Gillingham School
Western Gazette
Students, alumni, parents, staff and invited guests watched bell ringers mark the historic milestone for Gillingham School in the church tower of St Mary the Virgin on Monday, January 4. The occasion was also tinged with sadness following the death of ...

Beyond the Beach in Hawaii - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 09:50 AM PST


Fort Worth Star Telegram

Beyond the Beach in Hawaii
Fort Worth Star Telegram
It wasn't a tower — just a small corner bedroom on the second floor of the opulent palace. But the queen ... Then change out of your bathing suit or hiking boots and explore more of what makes this island the true cultural heart of Hawaii. ... There's ...

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The bells at St Peter's are ringing out once more thanks to the community - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 07:08 AM PST


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

The bells at St Peter's are ringing out once more thanks to the community
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
We will ring them before each service and this will be a reminder to all and sundry, whether they go to church or not of the magnificence of a peal of church bells.” The work on restoring the bells was carried out by Whites of Appleton, near Abingdon ...

Daily Meditation: Be Transformed - Huffington Post

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 06:56 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Be Transformed
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a song by "neo-Hasidic" music ...

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Philip Henslowe anniversary opens Shakespeare 400 year - London SE1

Posted: 06 Jan 2016 04:15 AM PST


London SE1

Philip Henslowe anniversary opens Shakespeare 400 year
London SE1
The timber-framed building became the clergy house, or 'deanery', for the chaplains to St Saviour's Church, now Southwark Cathedral, for the next 250 years. The deanery is now just two ... Henslowe served as vestryman and churchwarden of St Saviour's ...

Northampton, All Ss, Northants

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

URL reinstated (per John Allen and via ...)

Taunton, S Mary Magd, Som

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Indication added re no ringing ('final ringing' on 1/1/16)

50 people helped Historical Society participate in Candlelight Stroll - The Laconia Daily Sun

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 03:32 PM PST


50 people helped Historical Society participate in Candlelight Stroll
The Laconia Daily Sun
Thanks to the First United Methodist Church of Gilford for their Hallelujah Bell Ringers for playing their chimes at the Meetinghouse. Under the direction of Vickie Woods Parrish and Alice Bryant, Candlelight Stroll director, they were: Alice Bryant ...

REFLECTIONS: A New Year - Greenwood Democrat

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 01:35 PM PST


REFLECTIONS: A New Year
Greenwood Democrat
Another New Year was born. Across town one could hear the sound of other church bells ringing. There were also the sounds of a shotgun, fire crackers and on occasion the blast of dynamite in the distance. What a wonderful feeling to know that you had ...

Daily Meditation: Be Healed - Huffington Post

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 09:27 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Be Healed
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a song by American vocalist ...

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Homepage ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: - Philippine Star

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 08:33 AM PST


Homepage ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch:
Philippine Star
Though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand. — Psalm 37:24. The clock tower at Westminster, which contains the bell known as Big Ben, is an iconic landmark in London, England. It is traditionally thought that the ...

House of Sound - WCVB Boston

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 08:25 AM PST


WCVB Boston

House of Sound
WCVB Boston
THERE IS THE UNITARIAN CHURCH, THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH DOWN THE STREET AND THE CLOCK ATOP GROTON'S CHURCH HAS MARKED THE HOURS BUT LISTEN CLOSELY AND YOU MIGHT FIND YOURSELF WONDERING WHAT CHIME IS REALLY IS. I'M AN INVENTOR AND WHEN YOU'RE AN ...

St. Emery's restoration project strikes celestial chord - Fairfield Citizen

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 03:41 AM PST


Fairfield Citizen

St. Emery's restoration project strikes celestial chord
Fairfield Citizen
Layers of dust have settled on the floor of the cube that houses the organ's 511 pipes under the bell tower. He most recently has been cleaning the floor and restoring the pipes that suffered water damage and gathered dust and dirt over the decades.

Bells fall silent at Taunton's St Mary Magdalene Church ahead of being replaced - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 01:10 AM PST


Somerset County Gazette

Bells fall silent at Taunton's St Mary Magdalene Church ahead of being replaced
Somerset County Gazette
The bells will be lowered down the tower in April and then taken to the bell foundry in Loughborough for recasting. But before that there is plenty of work to do to remove all the fixtures and fittings and prepare the new belfry for the new arrivals ...

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Wrexham church bells appeal is going like the clappers - LeaderLive

Posted: 05 Jan 2016 12:42 AM PST


LeaderLive

Wrexham church bells appeal is going like the clappers
LeaderLive
A FUNDING appeal to help stop the bells at St Giles' Church falling silent is proving a great success. In November, Ian Mayock, the ringing master at the iconic church in Wrexham town centre, said about £10,000 of repairs were needed to prolong the ...

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Mid-Iowa Deaths: Jan. 5, 2016 - Ames Tribune

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 06:48 PM PST


Ames Tribune

Mid-Iowa Deaths: Jan. 5, 2016
Ames Tribune
1, 2016, at Heritage Care Center of Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on ... at First Christian Church of Iowa Falls. Memorials may be directed to First Christian Church Bell Tower Memorial; First Christian Church; 221 Fischer, Iowa Falls ...

BA offers special fares to Jordan travelers - Arab News

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 11:52 AM PST


Arab News

BA offers special fares to Jordan travelers
Arab News
Visit Big Ben, the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster or The Shard, a 21st century landmark offering the highest and best views of the capital. From London, BA passengers can choose to fly to over 97 destinations in ...

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Basilica belfry ready for fiesta - Inquirer.net

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 11:12 AM PST


Inquirer.net

Basilica belfry ready for fiesta
Inquirer.net
The reconstruction was finished in time for this year's religious feast which begins on Thursday with a dawn procession from Fuente Osmeña to the church. Work was also hastened for the 51st ... Mejares said workers spent the Christmas break at the ...

Ringing in the New Year - Newark Advertiser

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 08:03 AM PST


Newark Advertiser

Ringing in the New Year
Newark Advertiser
Seven bell ringers from the Newark Parish Church Society of Ringers rang in the New Year. The tower secretary and deputy master Mr Adrian Sunman said they were pleased that enough ringers were available to ensure the bells could be rung this year.

Ringing the Changes - First Things (blog)

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 07:44 AM PST


First Things (blog)

Ringing the Changes
First Things (blog)
“Change ringing is an acoustic model for the coexistence of being and becoming in the nature of time: the mathematical rule followed by the bell ringers is stable, unchanging, beinglike. But the peal heard ceaselessly changes. It is becominglike. The ...

The underrated film acting performances of 2015 - Den of Geek!

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 05:39 AM PST


Den of Geek!

The underrated film acting performances of 2015
Den of Geek!
There's a poignant episode in Buffy The Vampire Slayer's sixth season called "Hell's Bells," in which Xander Harris (played by Nicholas Brendon) calls off his wedding to his former vengeance demon fiancée Anya, after being shown a vision of their ...

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First footage from peregrine-cam - Wakefield Express

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 04:15 AM PST


Wakefield Express

First footage from peregrine-cam
Wakefield Express
The camera, which was installed last week, is linked to a digital video recorder in the bell ringing room at the cathedral. Video footage is being put on the Wakefield Peregrines You Tube channel. Francis Hickenbottom, of Wakefield Naturalists who led ...

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The Marinelli Bell Foundry - Bloomberg

Posted: 04 Jan 2016 02:15 AM PST


Bloomberg

The Marinelli Bell Foundry
Bloomberg
This family business in Agnone, Italy, has filled the belfries of churches around the world since at least 1339. Today the shop's 12 artisans take about three months to produce a single large model. A 600-kilogram (1,323-pound) bell costs about €21,000 ...

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ... - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 03 Jan 2016 10:23 PM PST


Montgomery Newspapers

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ...
Montgomery Newspapers
Parishioners and guests are invited to fill out a petition paper with a prayer in thanksgiving for the parish, for the ongoing the healing, restoration & growth of our parish family, and for your, family and loved ones,” the invitation, shared by ...

Wilmington Handbell Ensemble rings in new year - The News Journal

Posted: 03 Jan 2016 06:42 PM PST


The News Journal

Wilmington Handbell Ensemble rings in new year
The News Journal
The show, made up of Christmas carols and holiday favorites, filled the church with bright peals of bells and the softer sound of chimes as listeners watched the instruments move and dance through the songs. "I call it the ultimate team sport of music ...

Sisters In Arms - Slugger O'Toole

Posted: 03 Jan 2016 03:09 PM PST


Sisters In Arms
Slugger O'Toole
The opening episode begins in August 1914, with a blast of 'The Mikado', the declaration of the First World War – marked by the pealing of Dublin church bells – and then a verse of 'God Save The King'. And while the first episode of 'Rebellion' gives ...

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A final peal of the bell - Newcastle Advertiser (blog)

Posted: 03 Jan 2016 12:08 PM PST

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